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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION
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BANKER FORGAN GETS FUSSED UP
J)AVE HAS GOOD LAUGH ON HIMSELF AT QUIZ
MONSTER COAL STRIKE IN WALES SETTLED
THE DAY BOOK!
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 4, NO. 249 Chicago, Tuesday, July 20, 1915 396 'f!gj
BIG PLANTS FORCED TO
USE TRUCK FENDERS
Rich Concerns Kick Against Ordinance Compelling
" Auto Trucks To Carry Life Saving Device Healey ;
Says They Must AH Obey the Law ,
Big business howled loud and long
In the council "chamber hearing on
auto' truck fenders toay Men from
our biggest trusts, which own autoa
and will have, to buy fenders, regis
tered a. kick against the ordinance
which asks protection for the-millions
who' walk the street
Arnour & Co., Consumers Co.,
Hartman Furniture Co., Chicago
Telephone Co., The American Ex
press Co., representing -the express
firms and the Chicago Truck Users'
Ass's, which takes in all of the auto
concerns which fight fenders for
tracks,-proteeted to -Chief geaiey,,
They asked that the ordinance be
not enforced. Healey answered that
it would be enforced and that the lit
tle fellow who must walk would be
pro tected.
In June, 1914, after hanging fire
for months, an ordinance requiring
fenders for auto trucks as a hfesav
ing device was passed. No action was
taken until about the first of this year
when fender manufacturers were
asked to demonstrate their product
and to receive the "O. K" of the chief
of police if an efficient fender was
produced.
Forsevea months yre$ engineer
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